Jayanti Addleman, director of library services for the Hayward Public Library, is a winner of this year’s I Love My Librarian Award.  Recognized by the American Library Association (ALA) for her inspiring leadership during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond, she was selected from 1,865 nominations from library users across the country.

Addleman and this year’s nine other honorees will each receive a $5,000 cash prize, a $750 donation to their library, and complimentary registration to ALA’s 2021 Virtual Midwinter Meeting & Exhibits.  The virtual award ceremony will take place during the conference at 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 23, 2021 and will be available to stream live at https://www.youtube.com/user/AmLibraryAssociation

Learn more about Jayanti and the I Love My Librarian Award

Virtual Ceremony
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